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Living Lands: Lake George Colonial History
August 17, 2022 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Some historians have questioned the moniker of hero when describing Sir William Johnson’s role in the Battle of Lake George, but there is no doubt that Sir William had a tremendous impact on the military success of the British in the French and Indian War and was greatly influential in the ongoing relationship between the British and the Iroquois of the Mohawk Valley. This program by Blake Smith will explore the role of Sir William in the Battle of Lake George but will also delve deeper into the man who was certainly a complicated and fascinating individual.
Join Blake Smith is a history teacher at Canajohaire High School and host of the podcast, Stories Past for Sir William Johnson- Hero of Lake George?
About the Living Lands Series
Living Lands is a presentation series that takes an exclusive and up-close look at the people, history and wildlife of the lands of Lake George and the Adirondacks, past and present. The 2022 summer’s Living Lands Series will be live at the LGLC office in Bolton Landing at 5:30 p.m. Registration is required, as space is limited. Visit our Living Lands page for a full schedule.